Re: [debian-printing] Packaging of vendor PPD files.
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At Mon, 1 Mar 2004 00:06:08 +0100,
Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 07:55:11AM +0900, Kenshi Muto wrote:
> > I'd like to keep main CUPS package is same as upstream.
> So the real question is, why not include the vendor provided files in
> upstream cups in the fist place. At least it should be offered to them.
I'm not CUPS upstream, but IMHO upstream authors don't want to have
so many printer specific files, because their target is to create
good printing system base (and mainly for MacOS X).
So they looks want to delegate printer support to another softwares,
such as foomatic or printer vendor's.
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